Feni, Bangladesh

Raiyanul Amin Bhuiyan is live in court billding

Feni City

ফেনী সিটি

Shamshernagar
শমসেরনগর
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clockwise: Monument of freedom fighter in Feni city, Administrative Building of Feni Government College, Mohammad Ali Chowdhury mosque, Feni Girls' Cadet College
Feni City is located in Bangladesh
Feni City
Feni City
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°1.1′N 91°24.6′E / 23.0183°N 91.4100°E / 23.0183; 91.4100Coordinates: 23°1.1′N 91°24.6′E / 23.0183°N 91.4100°E / 23.0183; 91.4100
Country Bangladesh
DivisionChittagong Division
DistrictFeni District
City1881,1929
Municipality1958
Administrative District City1984
Government
 • TypeMayor–Council
 • BodyFeni Municipality
 • Paura MayorNazrul Islam Shwapon Miaji
Area
 • Total22.0 km2 (8.5 sq mi)
Population
 • Total265,000
 • Density12,000/km2 (31,000/sq mi)
 • Rank
18th
Time zoneUTC+6 (Bangladesh Time)
Postal code
3900[2]
National Dialing Code+880
Local Dialing Code+88-0331

Feni (Bengali: ফেনী) is a city in the Chittagong Division of south-eastern Bangladesh.[3] It is the headquarters of Feni Sadar Upazila and Feni District. The city has a population of about 2,65,000, making it the 18th largest city in Bangladesh. Feni is the oldest municipality in this region, established in 1958.[1]

HistoryEdit

Feni city came into existence in 1929. It learnt that, in the long past this area was under marshy land and meaning Feni. The continuous silting process made it possible for human habitation to be established, as a result of which people far and near called this area Feni. [4]

AdministrationEdit

Feni city consists of a paurashava with 18 wards and 35 mahallas. The entire city is under paurashava.[4]

GeographyEdit

Feni is located at 23°01′07″N 91°23′48″E / 23.0186°N 91.3966°E / 23.0186; 91.3966 in the southeastern region of Bangladesh.

DemographicsEdit

In 2020, Feni city's current population is about 270000 according to record of feni municipality .

EducationEdit

The literacy rate (7 years and above 7 years) in Feni City is 81.7%.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Bhuiyan, Md Abu Taher (2012). "Feni Sadar Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  2. ^ Staff. "ZIP Code database of Bangladesh". Geopostcodes.com. Retrieved 11 June 2008. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "NGA GeoNames Database". National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 2 January 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ a b "Population & Housing Census-2011" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 2019-10-05.